Small Acts of Kindness Day

Small Acts of Kindness Day

This morning had me deep in thought over a recent story I read over the weekend that continues to unfold. It’s the beautiful story shared by Simply Sadie Jane,  about a simple act of kindness by her son and the lives that were changed by one small gesture. Continue reading “Small Acts of Kindness Day”

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When Fear Threatens Our Prosperity

When Fear Threatens Our Prosperity

Fear is a funny thing. And by funny I clearly mean it’s terrifying. Not a profound statement, I’m aware, but how do we fight a case of the fears that creep into our minds? History would tell me that I’ve battled this crippling thought process for years: am I good enough, what if I fail, what if I do all this for nothing? But faith and the truth in God’s vision would tell a different story. When fear threatens our prosperity, what is that doing to our potential selves? Continue reading “When Fear Threatens Our Prosperity”

A Year in Review: 2017

A Year in Review: 2017

Closing out the 2017 year fire side with the fam and watching Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve…and glass of bubbles in hand. Oh how times have changed. While tonight may be at a slower pace than years before, this year has been anything but. In the last 12 months the Cott crew has had a few changes, addresses, and jobs. As the saying goes, for every ending there is a beginning and this year has been a year of new beginnings.

Here are LtL’s Top 3 posts according to you, the reader, followed by my Top 3 of 2017: Continue reading “A Year in Review: 2017”

Family Friendly Nashville: Day Trip to Chattanooga

Family Friendly Nashville: Day Trip to Chattanooga

From a busy summer to a busy fall, The Cott house has been on a roll y’all!! We’ve had so many fun visitors and outings I feel like I haven’t even had a chance to get into a real swing of blogging since moving to TN. So, while B naps I have Elf (SANTA!!) in the background and the fire lit so I can sit and get caught up on life here in middle Tennessee. Geoff jokes that I like to celebrate a birthday month…don’t be ridiculous. 😉 It’s no more than a few weeks – tops. But there’s always next year! #goals This year on my birthday I channeled my PNW-self and set out on an impromptu birthday day trip to Chattanooga with my partner in crime. I’d heard so much about the charming city of Chattanooga so off we went! Continue reading “Family Friendly Nashville: Day Trip to Chattanooga”